Tag Archives: James Trower

Division 3 1st XI Table 11 08 2018

1st XI Promoted Again!

Saturday 11th August 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 203 all out (44.5 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough 169 all out (46.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 34 runs

Victory over Streatham & Marlborough and a surprise defeat by Epsom to relegation threatened Purley saw Stoke secure a third promotion in as many seasons.

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1st XI Win Again. Subba Row 105 not out

Saturday 28th July 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Staines & Laleham 199 all out (49.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 200 for 4 (32.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets

An efficient put in, restrict & chase exercise at The Rec saw Stoke extend their unbeaten run to eight games and retain control of their own destiny with five games to go.

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James Trower

Exciting Draw for the 1s. Trower Milestone.

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 216 all out (55 overs)
Old Rutlishians 209 for 8 (48 overs)
‘Winning Draw’ to Old Rutlishians

A high quality 2nd v 1st match where all results were possible going into the final overs saw Old Rutlishians, who occupied top spot, bat out the final few balls to maintain their position. Stoke dropped to fourth in the table due to other results but are still very much in touch.

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Toby Tarrant Award

My Greatest XI – Toby Tarrant

Another “My Greatest XI “ has dropped into the Club in-box, this one courtesy of Toby Tarrant who writes…

Here you go guys, I’m sat by the pool in Verona compiling this. The things I do for this Club…

Ian Hopton
“Hoppy” has to be one of the first names on the teamsheet. Mr.Reliable in many ways, I can’t think of a game where he hasn’t contributed with either the ball, the bat or in the field. I’ll put him at the top of the order because the rest of this line-up likes to have a slog and we need someone to at least try and stick around. Plus we need him to lead the warm up and roll the wicket.

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Trower and Hopton batting and bowling

Trower Ton. Hoppy 5-16. Oppo Hold On

Saturday 9th June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 251 for 5 declared (52 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough 86 for 8 (52 overs)
Match Drawn – ‘Winning Draw’ to Stoke D’Abernon

A maiden league century for returning captain James Trower and a fine spell of 14-8-16-5 from Ian Hopton were highlights of a terrific display by Stoke’s 1st XI that ended in frustration as the opposition held out for a draw.

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AGM News (Minutes Now Available)

The recent AGM – overseen by new President Stephen Finch – was very much a case of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ following our excellent 2017 season, most of the roles and responsibilities for 2018 remaining unchanged. James Trower continues as Club Captain, likewise Jase Earl retains his role skippering the 2nd XI.

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Lowest Career Averages to Contain a Century

In last week’s “Ask Steven” section on CricInfo “Irfan” from Pakistan asked:

I noticed that Ajit Agarkar has a Test batting average of 16.79 despite having a century to his name. Is this the lowest Test batting average to include a century?

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Colts Awards – Sunday 3rd

Whilst the Sunday XI were taking care of business in Thames Ditton, the Colts’ awards were being handed out at HQ.

A good event considering the weather. Approximately 100 turned up, including some brave hungover seniors; Ian Hopton, Shawn Dyson, Dan Gluckman, Tom Frost, Will Frost, James Trower, Max Subba Row, Andy Berry, Jack Raimondo and Charlie Hill.

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